FRANKLIN — Nissan announced a starting price of $28,270 for the totally redesigned 2013 Nissan Pathfinder SUV, built in Smyrna, which goes on sale at U.S. Nissan dealers nationwide later this month.
The latest iteration of Nissan's popular family adventure-ready SUV is designed to reset the standard for the segment with an unprecedented level of premium style, comfort, fuel economy and thoughtful technology.
The 2013 Nissan Pathfinder is available in 4-wheel and 2-wheel drive configurations and in four models: S, SV, SL and Platinum. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) range from $28,000 to $40,000.
As one of Nissan's foundational vehicles in popularity, sales and segment leadership for more than a quarter century, the 2013 Pathfinder's combination of next-gen SUV design and smart technology brings a fresh approach to the SUV segment — just as the original Pathfinder did back in 1986.
Making the switch from body-on-frame to unibody construction, the newest generation remains family adventure ready with the highest standard towing rating in its class (5,000 pounds), while also offering best-in-class passenger volume and best-in-class 26 mpg — an increase in fuel economy of over 30 percent—versus the previous generation Pathfinder.
Fuel economy is rated at 26 mpg highway / 20 mpg city and 22 mpg combined for the 2WD model and 25 mpg highway / 19 mpg city and 21 mpg combined for the 4WD model.
The all-new Pathfinder also features the EZ Flex Seating System with Latch and Glide, an industry first second row tip-up seat that allows easy third-row access with a child safety seat still installed. The vehicle also features Nissan's Easy Fill Tire Alert and segment-first availability of the Around View Monitor.
All 2013 Pathfinders come equipped with an advanced 260-horsepower 3.5-liter DOHC V6 engine matched with a next-generation Xtronic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). It is also the only vehicle in its class with selectable 2WD, Auto or 4WD Lock modes from the available intuitive ALL-MODE 4x4-i system.
The all-new interior design features comfortable seating for seven and premium seating materials in all three rows, including available leather-appointed seating. The new Advanced Drive-Assist Display, located in the center of the instrument display between the tachometer and speedometer, features a 4.0-inch color display that uses natural-looking 3D-effect graphics. An available 8-inch touch-screen monitor provides intuitive interaction and control of the Nissan Navigation System, along with a variety of driver-selectable vehicle systems and settings.
A range of available amenities are also offered, including leather-appointed seating, heated and cooled front seats, heated rear seats, heated steering wheel, programmable Nissan Intelligent Key, Bluetooth Hands-free Phone System, 13-speaker Bose Premium Audio system, SiriusXM Satellite Radio and Tri-Zone Automatic Climate Control,